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Definition of Compassion

Compassion

  1. Literally, suffering with another; a sensation of sorrow excited by the distress or misfortunes of another; pity; commiseration.
  2. To pity.

Compassion Quotations

My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.
Maya Angelou

Mama was my greatest teacher, a teacher of compassion, love and fearlessness. If love is sweet as a flower, then my mother is that sweet flower of love.
Stevie Wonder

God wants us to know that life is a series of beginnings, not endings. Just as graduations are not terminations, but commencements. Creation is an ongoing process, and when we create a perfect world where love and compassion are shared by all, suffering will cease.
Bernie Siegel

The purpose of human life is to serve, and to show compassion and the will to help others.
Albert Schweitzer

If we're destroying our trees and destroying our environment and hurting animals and hurting one another and all that stuff, there's got to be a very powerful energy to fight that. I think we need more love in the world. We need more kindness, more compassion, more joy, more laughter. I definitely want to contribute to that.
Ellen DeGeneres
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Compassion Translations

compassion in Danish is medlidenhed
compassion in Dutch is erbarmen, mededogen, medelijden
compassion in French is compassion, attendrissement
compassion in German is Mitleid
compassion in Italian is simpatia
compassion in Norwegian is medlidenhet
compassion in Swedish is medlidande
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